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Reviews of scientific papers relevant for people interested in vaginal disorders

Urinary tract infection is triggered by the vaginosis-bacteria

Urinary tract infection is triggered by the vaginosis-bacteria

Millions of women suffer from recurrent urinary tract infection. The only available treatment is antibiotics, which contribute to the increasing and threatening antibiotic resistance among pathogenic bacteria.

It is recognized, that the problem is caused by the E. coli- bacteria establishing a reservoir in the bladder lining, where they are well hidden and protected. Previously the factors that awake the E. coli bacteria and cause a new painful attack were not known. An American group of scientists has shed light over this question. 

Vaginal microbiome is crucial to cervical wound healing.

Vaginal microbiome is crucial to cervical wound healing.

Newsletter about the significance of the vaginal microorganisms in relation to cervical dysplasia.

It has been proven!! Bacterial vaginosis prevents wanted pregnancy.

It has been proven!! Bacterial vaginosis prevents wanted pregnancy.

A positive outcome of assisted fertilization is 5 times more likely if the woman does not have bacterial vaginosis.

Do nutritional supplements help against preterm birth and bacterial vaginosis?

Supplements taken orally are often recommended to help vaginal imbalance. The presentation gives an update of knowledge as to their effect.

The fishy smell - origin and chemistry

The origin of smell, what is the chemistry and what can be the precursors for it.

Lactobacilli form antibiotics

New knowledge shows that our good bacteria can defend us.

Effect on precursors of cervical cancer

Effect on precursors of cervical cancer

Lactobacilli has a proven effect against cancer-cells.

Lactose vaginal tablets prevent transmission of HIV

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a very common adverse female condition characterized by vaginal discharge with an unpleasant smell. Clinically, it is generally considered just a nuisance, but there is evidence of very serious side effects including premature labour, and increased susceptibility toward viral infections.